Monday students will attend the Honors Ceremony 4th period. 5th period will finish and turn in their Ethnic Tribes of Africa Maps (4th period will be 1 day behind schedule).
Tuesday students will learn about African American Artist Romare Bearden. They will view the video "Visual Jazz" and complete a work sheet in class.
Wednesday students will view additional works of art and be inspired to create their own collage. Students will decide on a theme they would like to create in his style: cultural heritage, current events or a genre of music. Students will make a brainstorming list of images to research in the lab.
Thursday students will use technology to research images for a work of art inspired by Romare Bearden's work. They can find images to piece together to represent their cultural heritage or music.
Friday students will gather images and materials for their collage. Students will use at least 4 different types of materials for this project. They will decide how they will piece together their composition. They will paint a background first.
Monday students will finish their maps and begin creating their pattern designs inspired by the art of each ethnic tribe.
Tuesday students will render the contour map of Africa and begin marking areas lightly with pencil to show each ethnic tribe.
Wednesday students will begin drawing each pattern design lightly with pencil.
Thursday and Friday students will continue to draw their designs for each ethnic tribe of Africa.
Tuesday students will finish their worksheets and begin labeling countries on a map of Africa. Students will only label countries that have the 4 main Ethnic Tribes of Africa: Swahili, Bantu, Ashanti and Arab. They will use the code on the map to also label the tribe within the country. They will use this map when creating their Ethnic Tribe Map.
Wednesday students will finish their maps and begin creating their pattern designs inspired by the art of each ethnic tribe.
Thursday students will render the contour map of Africa and begin marking areas lightly with pencil to show each ethnic tribe.
Friday students will begin drawing each pattern design lightly with pencil.
Monday (out due to weather)
Tuesday students will begin a new project and begin researching the 4 main ethnic tribes of Africa: the Ashanti, Bantu, Swahili and Arab tribes. Students will follow a worksheet and answer questions to aid in their research.
Wednesday students will print any information needed from their research to help with the design of their project in the classroom.
Thursday students will create the outline of their map of Africa. Students will mark each area for each ethnic tribe.
Friday students will begin adding patterns or designs that are characteristic of each ethnic tribe of Africa.
Welcome back 7th grade students!
Thursday we will play a word association game and challenge drawing skills as teams.
Friday we will go over classroom rules, procedures and syllabus.
Tuesday students will read about American Pop Art in Scholastic Art magazine and answer the questions on their worksheets during class.
Wednesday students will participate in an activity to analyze art work to identify the elements of art that are in it.
Thursday students will participate in an activity to analyze art work to identify the principles of design and the elements that create them.
Friday we have a guest speaker, Artisan and Wood Turner, Nick Cook.
Monday students will begin to render their Seasonal Greeting cards. They will use either water colored paints, colored pencils or cut-paper designs.
Tuesday through Thursday students will continue to add the elements of value and color to their cards using good craftsmanship.
Friday students will add their Seasonal Greeting using the choices in their packet/rubric.
Monday students will review all of their art work from the Semester. They will choose one work of art to display in the school art show. Students will mount their work and fill out a form with a Title, grade level and name.
Tuesday students will begin a Seasonal Greeting Card project. They will make a brainstorming list of images that symbolize the season without religious symbols.
Wednesday and Thursday students will create a rough sketch of their design.
Friday students will begin drawing their designs lightly, with pencil on drawing paper.
Monday through Thursday students will continue to work on their Digital Warhol projects. Students should be finished with Quadrant 2 and begin Quadrants 3 and 4. Early finishers will challenge themselves with a more complicated image using 4 of 5 values when posterizing.
Friday we will have an I Respond assessment on Pop Art and color.
Monday students will read Scholastic Art magazine and learn about 10 famous works of art. Students will complete the work sheet during class.
Students will continue to edit quadrant 1 of their Digital Warhol project on Wednesday.
Thursday and Friday students should begin editing quadrant 2 and using 3 different colors.
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